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New Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons opens Monday, June 20

060705library_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s new Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons opens Monday, June 20, at 7:30 a.m.

To mark the importance of this day, the library will serve cookies from 1 to 3 p.m. in the library atrium. The public is invited.

Regular summer hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 1-5 p.m., and Sunday 5-10 p.m.

The facility features a cyber café, 120-seat lecture hall, 29 group study rooms, and an assistive technology center for disabled persons. The building also has many energy-saving “green” initiatives, including a focus on natural lighting.

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